Popular west coast promotion Strikeforce is looking to expand its footprint and will take its show to Denver on Oct. 3. The main event features popular local fighter
In addition to the main event, three more UFC veterans --
The main event will be a rematch as Ludwig and Morgan faced each other in the "Ring of Fire" promotion in 2005. Morgan won that fight by knockout in only 52 seconds.
Ludwig last competed in March suffering a first round TKO loss to former top lightweight competitor
Morgan is actually fighting on Aug. 15 for ShoXC against up and coming Brazilian fighter
The addition of Trigg, Baroni and Spratt also adds some name recognition to the card that will be another sign of Strikeforce expanding beyond their roots in San Jose, Calif., as they have recently traveled to the Seattle area and are in preparations for their second show at the Playboy Mansion in Beverly Hills, Calif.
"That's been our plan the whole time," Strikeforce Vice President
Although a live television broadcast is "in the works, but nothing definite" according to Afromowitz, he did confirm that the Denver event "will definitely air in one or more parts on "Strikeforce on NBC'" after it takes place.
"Strikeforce on NBC" airs in the late night time-slot on Saturday nights and shows past fights and highlights on a pre-recorded basis. The promotion also has a broadcast partnership with HDNet to air events on the
More information about the event will be announced in the coming days.